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U.S. judge penalizes 3M, bars it from shifting liability in earplug litigation

U.S. judge penalizes 3M, bars it from shifting liability in earplug litigation

A U.S. judge on Thursday barred 3M Co from trying to avoid liability for injuries current and former U.S. military members sustained from its allegedly defective earplugs by shifting blame to a subsidiary. U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers, the Pensacola,...
Surprise! U.S. Chamber backs 3M, argues bankruptcy is fix for mass tort ills

Surprise! U.S. Chamber backs 3M, argues bankruptcy is fix for mass tort ills

Dec 20 – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Tort Reform Association told the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday that bankruptcy is often the only way for an otherwise healthy company to resolve “catastrophic” mass torts exposure because...